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Herbal antibiotics natural alternatives for treating drug-resistant bacteria

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  • ISBN: 1603429875 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781603429870 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: xii, 467 p. ; 23 cm
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Pub., 2012.

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 389-448) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The end of antibiotics -- The resistant organisms, what they do, and how to treat them -- About herbal antibiotics -- The systemics : cryptolepis, sida, alchornea, bidens, artemisia -- The localized non-systemics : the berberines, juniper, honey, usnea -- The synergists : ginger, licorice, black pepper (pepperine) -- Emerging viral infections and the herbal antivirals to treat them : lomatium, isatis, licorice, ginger -- The first line of defense : strengthening the immune system : ashwagandha, astragalus, boneset, echinacea, eleutherococcus, red root, reishi, rhodiola -- A handbook of herbal medicine making -- An herbal formulary.
Summary, etc.:
Antibiotic-resistant infections are alarmingly on the rise, and many people are looking for sound information on herbal alternatives to standard antibiotics. In this indispensable reference, herbal expert Stephen Harrod Buhner explains the roots of antibiotic resistance, explores the value of herbal treatments, and provides in-depth profiles of 30 valuable herbs, noting for each one its antibiotic properties, methods for collection and preparation, dosages, potential side effects, contraindications, and alternatives.
Subject: Herbs Therapeutic use
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Bacterial diseases Alternative treatment
Antibacterial agents
Antibacterial agents
Bacterial diseases Alternative treatment
Drug resistance in microorganisms
Herbs Therapeutic use
Herbal Medicine methods
Anti-Bacterial Agents therapeutic use
Bacterial Infections drug therapy
Plant Preparations therapeutic use
Genre: Popular works.
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